Georgia St. 67, S. Carolina St. 52

Trey Hampton scored 14 points and grabbed seven rebounds to lead

Georgia State to a 67-52 win over South Carolina State in a

nonconference matchup on Saturday.

Trae Goldston finished with 13 points for the Panthers (12-17),

who have won two straight. Ousman Krubally had 12 points and a

game-high eight rebounds and Joe Dukes added 10 points and six

assists.

Georgia State trailed the Bulldogs (14-11) by seven points with

12:26 left in the first half on Brandon Smalls’ layup. But the

Panthers pulled ahead 22-18 on Hampton’s layup and never trailed

again, going on an 18-5 run to end the first half and take a

nine-point lead into halftime.

Georgia State maintained a double-digit lead throughout the

second half, pushing its lead to 19 – its largest of the game – on

a layup by Dukes.

Smalls led South Carolina State with 14 points off the bench,

while Carrio Bennett had 10.